ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Sep 2020

In September 2020, SACU initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of pasta from Egypt, Latvia, Lithuania and Turkey. In April 2021, a provisional duty was imposed. The investigation is still in progress.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

South Africa, National Gazette No. 43726 of 18 September 2020, International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa, Notice No. 508 of 2020: https://www.gov.za/sites/default/files/gcis_document/202009/43726gen508.pdf

South Africa, National Gazette No. 44384 of 1 April 2021, International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa, Notice No. 304 of 2021: https://www.sars.gov.za/wp-content/uploads/Embargo/Tariffs/2021/LSec-CE-TA-2021-18-Notice-R304-GG44384-6-5-2021-10-Pasta-PP-1-April-2021.pdf

Inception date: 01 Apr 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On 18 September 2020, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of pasta from Egypt, Latvia, Lithuania and Turkey. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 1902.19. This investigation follows the application lodged by Bolux Group (Pty) Ltd, Namib Mills (Pty) Ltd, Pioneer Foods (Pty) Ltd and Tiger Brands Limited.

On 1 April 2021, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa imposed a provisional antidumping duty on imports of pasta from Egypt, Latvia, Lithuania and Turkey. The rate of duty on imports from Egypt is 43.27%. The rate of duty on imports from Latvia is 4%. The rate of duty on imports from Lithuania is 12%. The rate of duty on imports from Turkey is 367.25%. 

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